[vtkusers] Installing VTK on mac OSX Yosemite 10.10.1

Sean McBride sean at rogue-research.com
Mon Jan 26 13:16:22 EST 2015

On Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:26:59 +0000, Luis Lacerda said:

>Dear all,
>I have been trying to install VTK (version 6.0.0) in my mac for a while and
>unsuccessfully ... I have attached the error that I cannot get rid of (it
>stops at 81% when I am compiling):
>ld: 68 duplicate symbols for architecture x86_64
>clang: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see
>make[2]: *** [bin/vtkIOAMRCxxTests.app/Contents/MacOS/vtkIOAMRCxxTests]
>Error 1
>make[1]: *** [IO/AMR/Testing/Cxx/CMakeFiles/vtkIOAMRCxxTests.dir/all] Error
>make: *** [all] Error 2

There's no much info there... what are the 68 duplicate symbols?

>Furthermore, if you have any comments / instructions on how to install vtk on
>a mac with OSX Yosemite 10.10.1 I would be very much appreciated.

I'm not sure about 6.0 exactly, but git master builds fine with 10.10.  You might try that instead.


Sean McBride, B. Eng                 sean at rogue-research.com
Rogue Research                        www.rogue-research.com 
Mac Software Developer              Montréal, Québec, Canada

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